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  1. Designers rail against dismal street furniture

    Posted Apr 17th 2006, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... of street furniture as existing examples are at least 20 years behind world standards, according to prominent local designers. Street furniture is a collective term for a range of facilities ... University. He specialises in product design, including the design of street furniture and public facilities. Dr Siu said more than 90 per cent of the street furniture in the city was imported. ...

  2. BAUHINIAN rhapsody

    Posted Jul 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Victoria Ip Hong Kong is a city where the East melds with the West. Furniture also sees Eastern and Western styles merge, creating a platform for designers to unleash their creativity. 'Hong Kong consumers have been open to the East and West design fusion for a long time,' says Kate Babington, managing director of furniture chain Tree. 'Hong Kong is exactly that- ...

  3. We can all help

    Posted Mar 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... children live. In our special report on interiors, we have reports on children's furniture that makes youngsters happy, and discuss wallpapers, an energy effective way to create your favourite ...

  4. Kinney Chan

    Posted Aug 19th 2005, 12:00am by Shirley Lau

    ... the interiors of about 50 local restaurants, including Boca in SoHo and Brown in Happy Valley. Favourite furniture shops: Tequila Kola (1/F Horizon Plaza, 2 Lee Wing Street, Ap Lei Chau, tel: 2877 3295) 'I like its Southeast Asian antique-style wooden furniture. A lot of its products are art pieces in themselves, especially its beautiful candle stands.' OVO (16 Queensway East, Wan Chai, ...

  5. Rock-a-buy baby

    Posted May 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... car seats, high chairs, bedding, baths, toys and children's bedroom furniture. Like baby boutique operators, Bumps founders Richard and Katrina Walker decided to start their business ... can get almost everything you need for baby from the basic feeding stuff and milk formula to travel cots and nursery furniture,' she says. 'It's an East-meets-West Bumps ...

  6. Plenty to think about before relocating to HK

    Posted Dec 11th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Check-list items range from the arrangement of work permits to setting up schooling for children, care for pets, shipment of furniture and personal effects, and possible short term accommodation. ... The import of pets could be handled by companies such as Export-A-Pet or Ferndale Kennels, both based in Hong Kong, specialising in this area, Lilauwala said. Shipping furniture is another process ...

  7. Hong Kong starts to appreciate the past

    Posted Jun 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... so. When lawyer-turned-designer Nicole Wakley opened Tree, Hong Kong's 'first eco-chic furniture boutique', in 2005, the buying public didn't immediately share her passion. Whereas Wakley saw treasures waiting to be 'rescued' from the past, they just saw old furniture. 'I'm a hopeless romantic,' she says. 'This gave me the idea ...

  8. Lifestyle - Fashion & Watches

    Local designers' combined exhibition in Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 14th 2012, 12:00am by Annie Gotterson

    ... furniture and product suppliers from Europe and America ask me to design for them," Leung says. "I couldn't imagine that happening 15 years ago." Despite these developments, ... projects, from interior design to architecture and furniture design. Of particular interest are two show flats he designed in 1997, in Hong Kong and Beijing. Leung thinks that they are some ...

  9. Proudly Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 20th 2010, 12:00am by May Chan

    ... premises,' Young says with some bemusement. 'It's a mixture of new and old, familiar and unfamiliar, real and surreal.' The 45-year-old co-founder of the G.O.D furniture and design ... can understand and share it.' Young and Lau tapped into this niche with G.O.D, often infusing its lifestyle products- including furniture, household items and casual wear- ...

  10. The man who created G.O.D.

    Posted Jun 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... been interested in design. I wanted to start a business based around contemporary furniture, fashion, homeware and lifestyle accessories that reflected Hong Kong culture. G.O.D.'s ...




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